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For fans of Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Sabrina Jeffries: the elegantly seductive third historical romance in Isabella Bradford's Breconridge Brothers trilogy. Lord Rivers Fitzroy is as charming and sought-after as his rakish elder brothers, though he immerses himself more in dusty books and scholarly pursuits than in bawdy houses. Yet, Hell-bent on making the most of his remaining bachelorhood now that his father insists he marry, Rivers becomes the favorite of a troupe of Italian dancers. One night, after a performance, the handsome lord is challenged with a most provocative wager: Turn the players' meek and mousy cousin into the first lady of the London stage. But Lucia di Rossi is not what she seems. Scorned by the rest of her family, Lucia longs for the respect and stardom of a great actress. Rivers's wager could be the answer to all her hopes--so long as he understands that she wants to be an actress, not his mistress. The two commence her metamorphosis in earnest--even as passion begins to take center stage. As Lucia's dreams come true, she fears that it may be Rivers, not she, who is the master performer. Is he only making her believe he cares? Has she found the spotlight only to lose her heart--or will the final curtain reveal a love strong enough to last?
For fans of Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, and Sabrina Jeffries: the seductively charming second historical romance in Isabella Bradford's Breconridge Brothers trilogy. Lord Geoffrey Fitzroy leads a charmed existence. As the second son of the Duke of Breconridge, he has none of the responsibilities of his older brother and all of the advantages, leaving handsome Geoffrey free to enjoy his rakish pursuits. And pursue them he does, leaving hearts fluttering all over London. But one night, at a ball brimming with high society's most sought-after beauties, only one truly intrigues him: the regal, aloof, and mysterious Miss Serena Carew. Magnificently dressed and wearing jewels befitting a queen, the lady is considered the prize of the season: a noble-born heiress raised in India. But even as Geoffrey's fascination grows, Serena deflects his curiosity--and with good reason. Serena's exotic past contains a perilous secret that could destroy her. Yet her plan to live in safe solitude is thwarted by her hungry heart, and soon Geoffrey's passionate seduction finds her blissfully bedded--and wed. Will her deception destroy her chance at happiness as Geoffrey's wife? Or will the devotion of her new husband bring out the hidden truth of her undying love?From the Paperback edition.
The romantic escapades of the irrepressible Wylder sisters continue in Isabella Bradford's fun, charming, and breathtakingly passionate series--as the wildest of the Wylders turns an arranged marriage into a game of desire to tame a wayward duke. Notorious for her free-spirited antics, Lady Elizabeth Wylder revels in attention--but not the sort that leaves her humiliated when her future husband, the Duke of Hawkesworth, fails to appear for their much-anticipated first introduction. So when a chance encounter leads to a sizzling kiss with a dangerously handsome stranger, she nearly succumbs. The shock of finally meeting her betrothed only to come face to face with her rakish would-be seducer inspires fury--and fans the flames of a fire that both Lizzie and the Duke acknowledge is a most agreeable way to start a marriage. In her husband's arms, Lizzie knows she has found love. But is the passion that accompanies endless nights of erotic discovery enough to persuade a duke whose scandalous lineage and lifestyle prevent him from giving his heart completely?
The spirited Wylder sisters continue to scandalize the ton in Isabella Bradford's witty and winsome trilogy. This time, the most impulsive of the siblings meets her match: a charming rake determined to save her from an arranged marriage. The youngest of the Wylder girls--and the last left unwed--Lady Diana is also the most willful, a trait that's leading her ever closer to dishonorable disaster. While her family's solution is a fast and excruciatingly respectable marriage, Diana can't imagine being wed to the very staid and dull Lord Crump. But while wedding plans are being made, a chance meeting at a gala turns Diana's world upside down. A kiss from a dazzling stranger gives Diana a most intimate introduction to one of the ton's most resolute and scandalous bachelors, the Duke of Sheffield. Torn between family duty and her heart's desire, Diana recklessly surrenders to the headiest of passions, recognizing that she has found a kindred soul in the handsome young duke. Soon it's clear that seduction is no longer the game: Something deep and lasting has come to bind their hearts, and the stakes are nothing less than true love."Sexy, funny, touching, and truly romantic."--New York Times bestselling author Loretta ChaseFrom the Paperback edition.
In a sparkling new series filled with irresistible charm and sizzling romance, award-winning author Isabella Bradford introduces us to the eldest of three Wylder sisters--unruly country girls whose passion for life leaves their London suitors breathless. Raised in the Dorset countryside, Lady Charlotte Wylder doesn't care one bit about well-bred decorum. The dark-haired, blue-eyed beauty would rather ride a horse than attend a stuffy ball. So when Charlotte learns that she is to leave immediately for London to wed the Duke of Marchbourne, a perfect model of aristocratic propriety, she is less than enchanted with her arranged marriage. But to her delight, their first encounters are brazenly flirtatious, and their wedding night burns with passion. March's broad shoulders and dark countenance make Charlotte want to rip every button off his waistcoast. She may even be falling in love with her new husband. Yet whenever their desire boils over, March reluctantly pushes Charlotte away. Will past secrets and present misunderstandings mire their marriage in scandal, or serve to strengthen a bond that is destined to last a lifetime?From the Paperback edition.
In Isabella Bradford's enthralling new trilogy, three noble brothers--London's most scandalous rakes--are about to do the unthinkable: settle down. Harry Fitzroy, Earl of Hargreave, is the first to meet his match and lose his heart . . . to a lady who's not all what he expected. As the eldest son of the Duke of Breconridge, Harry Fitzroy is duty-bound to marry--and marry well. Giving up his rakish ways for the pleasures of a bride's bed becomes a delightful prospect when Harry chooses beautiful Lady Julia Wetherby, the catch of the season. But a fall from his horse puts a serious crimp in his plans. Abandoned by Julia before he can propose, the unlucky bachelor finds himself trapped in the country in the care of Julia's younger sister. Harry has never met a woman like Lady Augusta. Utterly without artifice, Gus is clever and capable, and seems to care not a fig for society. After a taboo kiss awakens passion that takes them both by surprise, Harry realizes he'd almost given his heart to the wrong sister. While London tongues wag, he'll use his most seductive powers of persuasion to convince the reluctant Gus that she belongs with him--as his equal, his love, his wife.Praise for A Wicked Pursuit "The appealing characters, the emotional growth of the hero and the lively dialogue turn what could have been a predictable tale into a delightful non-stop read. This is a fine start to a new trilogy."--RT Book Reviews "This story is every bit as delightful as those by my favorite Regency authors: Lisa Kleypas, Sabrina Jeffries, Julia Quinn. . . . I will definitely be looking for the other books in the series!"--Susana's Parlour "A bewitching tale of a most accidental match."--Shelf Awareness "Isabella Bradford's experience shows with her charming, witty tale. . . . Wonderfully crafted, the next installments are sure to please as this one most decidedly did."--Literarily Illumined "Bradford pulls no punches, which makes the story all the richer. . . . Period details create a believable world that fully immerses the reader."--Heroes and Heartbreakers "I loved seeing the quality of the story come through. . . . Overall a hypnotic love tale to overwhelm, excite, and endear you. A rare treasure!"--Addicted to Romance "An awesome start to a new series and I can't wait for the rest of it to come out. . . . I will definitely be going back and reading her Wylder Sisters series."--Historical Romance LoverFrom the Paperback edition.
In a sparkling historical trilogy filled with sizzling romance and irresistible Regency charm, Isabella Bradford introduces the Wylder sisters: three irrepressible country girls whose passion for life leaves their London suitors breathless. With all their escapades collected in one convenient eBook bundle, now is the perfect time to discover this witty, winsome series.WHEN YOU WISH UPON A DUKERaised in the Dorset countryside, Lady Charlotte Wylder would rather ride a horse than attend a stuffy ball. But when Charlotte leaves for London to wed the Duke of Marchbourne, a perfect model of aristocratic propriety, their first encounters are brazenly flirtatious. March's broad shoulders and dark countenance make her want to rip every button off his waistcoat. Yet whenever their desire boils over, he reluctantly pushes Charlotte away. Will secrets and misunderstandings mire their marriage in scandal or strengthen a bond that is destined to last a lifetime?WHEN THE DUCHESS SAID YESNotorious for her free-spirited antics, Lady Elizabeth Wylder is humiliated when her future husband, the Duke of Hawkesworth, fails to appear for their introduction. So when a chance encounter leads to a sizzling kiss with a dangerously handsome stranger, she nearly succumbs. The shock of finally meeting her betrothed, only to come face-to-face with her seducer, inspires fury--and fans the flames of a fire that both agree is a most agreeable way to start a marriage. But are endless nights of sensual discovery enough to persuade the rakish duke to give his heart completely?WHEN THE DUKE FOUND LOVEThe youngest of the Wylder girls, Lady Diana is also the most willful--and the last left unwed. Her family's solution is an excruciatingly respectable husband--the very staid and dull Lord Crump--but an intimate meeting with one of the ton's most resolute and scandalous bachelors, the Duke of Sheffield, turns Diana's world upside down. Torn between duty and desire, Diana recklessly surrenders to the headiest of passions. Soon it's clear that seduction is no longer the game: Something deep and lasting has come to bind their hearts, and the stakes are nothing less than true love.